& # 039; He's struggling to breathe & # 039;: 911 Officers Launch for Deliverance Star Burt Reynolds

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A heartbreaking call to 911 has revealed the desperate struggle to keep Burt Reynolds alive before dying of a heart attack on Thursday at age 82.

In the recording, the male voice asks a dispatcher to send an ambulance to the actor's property.

"He has trouble breathing and chest pains," says the caller. When asked if Reynolds was awake, the man replied: "Semi … he is breathing, but not answering questions".

The dispatcher then reviews a list of questions, which includes if the star is sweating cold, to which the caller answers & # 39; yes. & # 39; After the caller is asked if Reynolds ever had a heart attack, he responds, & # 39; He had a referral a few years ago & # 39;

Then, the operator reassures the caller, whose name is not known, that the paramedics had been sent, according to the recording obtained by TMZ.

Reynolds suffered a heart attack and died at Jupiter Medical in Florida on Thursday morning, surrounded by his family.

He was best known for his roles in Deliverance (1972), Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and Boogie Nights (1997), the latter of which earned him an Oscar nomination.

He was also filming Quentin Tarantino's new film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood with Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio at the time of his death. The film is expected to hit theaters in 2019.

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Burt Reynolds (photographed in April 2018 at the Palm Beach International Film Festival) died at 82 years of a heart attack.

A woman places flowers outside Burt Reynolds' home in Florida shortly after her death on Thursday

A woman places flowers outside Burt Reynolds' home in Florida shortly after her death on Thursday

A woman places flowers outside Burt Reynolds' home in Florida shortly after her death on Thursday

The former girlfriend of Reynolds, and the one who ran away, Sally Field, 71, paid tribute to the Hollywood legend.

"There are moments in your life that are so indelible, they never fade," he said. & # 39; They are still alive, even forty years later.

& # 39; My years with Burt never leave me. He will be in my story and my heart, as long as I live. Rest my friend.

Tributes have also come from other co-stars, celebrities and fans like Goldie Hawn, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Elihaj Wood.

Reynolds had been battling health problems for some time.

In 2013, he was hospitalized and placed in intensive care for symptoms similar to influenza and dehydration.

Two years earlier, the actor underwent heart surgery after his doctor discovered that his arteries were closed during a routine physical examination.

Reynolds, known for his manly arrogance, and was something of a sex symbol of the seventies after gaining prominence on the television shows Gunsmoke and Dan August (photographed in an advertisement for his business of luxury mail catalogs)

Reynolds, known for his manly arrogance, and was something of a sex symbol of the seventies after gaining prominence on the television shows Gunsmoke and Dan August (photographed in an advertisement for his business of luxury mail catalogs)

Reynolds, known for his manly arrogance, and was something of a sex symbol of the seventies after gaining prominence on the television shows Gunsmoke and Dan August (photographed in an advertisement for his business of luxury mail catalogs)

Reynolds was best known for his roles in Deliverance in 1972, Smokey and the Bandit (pictured) in 1977 and Boogie Nights in 1997, the latter of which earned him an Oscar nomination.

Reynolds was best known for his roles in Deliverance in 1972, Smokey and the Bandit (pictured) in 1977 and Boogie Nights in 1997, the latter of which earned him an Oscar nomination.

Reynolds was best known for his roles in Deliverance in 1972, Smokey and the Bandit (pictured) in 1977 and Boogie Nights in 1997, the latter of which earned him an Oscar nomination.

The actor, photographed in Smokey and the Bandit with "the one who ran away" like his ex-girlfriend Sally Field, suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday morning

The actor, photographed in Smokey and the Bandit with "the one who ran away" like his ex-girlfriend Sally Field, suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday morning

The actor, photographed in Smokey and the Bandit with "the one who ran away" like his ex-girlfriend Sally Field, suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday morning

His first big role in the cinema was when Lewis Medlock in the blockbuster, Deliverance (pictured) in 1972

His first big role in the cinema was when Lewis Medlock in the blockbuster, Deliverance (pictured) in 1972

His first big role in the cinema was when Lewis Medlock in the blockbuster, Deliverance (pictured) in 1972

A 911 call made before Reynolds was transferred to the hospital was released on Thursday. In the photo: Tributes to the doors of his home in Florida

A 911 call made before Reynolds was transferred to the hospital was released on Thursday. In the photo: Tributes to the doors of his home in Florida

A 911 call made before Reynolds was transferred to the hospital was released on Thursday. In the photo: Tributes to the doors of his home in Florida

"My doctor said I needed to undergo bypass surgery immediately," he told People at the time. "I went home and shaved, then I had the operation the next day."

His manager told CNN after the operation that Reynolds "has a great engine with new flutes."

In September 2009, Reynolds entered rehab for a prescription drug addiction.

Reynolds, known for his manly arrogance, and was something of a sex symbol of the seventies after having gained prominence on the television shows Gunsmoke and Dan August.

With his characteristic mustache, robust appearance and macho aura, he was one of the main male sex symbols of the 1970s. He appeared nude, reclining on a bear-skin carpet with his arm strategically positioned for the sake of modesty, in a central page in the Cosmopolitan women's magazine in 1972.

His first big role in the cinema was when Lewis Medlock in the blockbuster, Deliverance, in 1972.

Burt Reynolds and his son Quinton at the 2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards held at Paramount Studios

Burt Reynolds and his son Quinton at the 2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards held at Paramount Studios

Burt Reynolds and his son Quinton at the 2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards held at Paramount Studios

Reynolds' personal life sometimes eclipsed his films, with marriages ending in divorce. It is portrayed with the second wife Loni Anderson in 1987

Reynolds' personal life sometimes eclipsed his films, with marriages ending in divorce. It is portrayed with the second wife Loni Anderson in 1987

Reynolds' personal life sometimes eclipsed his films, with marriages ending in divorce. It is portrayed with the second wife Loni Anderson in 1987

He was also married to Judy Carne, his first wife, for three years in the 1960s

He was also married to Judy Carne, his first wife, for three years in the 1960s

He was also married to Judy Carne, his first wife, for three years in the 1960s

Burt Reynolds and Sally Field attend the play "Buried Child" in New York in 1978. He described Field, and then his girlfriend, as the love of his life.

Burt Reynolds and Sally Field attend the play "Buried Child" in New York in 1978. He described Field, and then his girlfriend, as the love of his life.

Burt Reynolds and Sally Field attend the play "Buried Child" in New York in 1978. He described Field, and then his girlfriend, as the love of his life.

He followed it with one success after another, at the box office he plays The Longest Yard Smokey and the Bandit, Hooper, The Cannonball Run and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

At the peak of his career, Reynolds was one of the most profitable actors in the film industry, until a career recession in the mid-1980s, when he returned to television in the comedy Evening Shade.

He recovered in 1997 with a nomination for best supporting actor for the Academy Award for "Boogie Nights". and won an Emmy for his role in the 1990-1994 & # 39; Evening Shade & # 39; television series.

Last year, he received critical acclaim for his performance in the independent film & # 39; The Last Movie Star & # 39 ;.

Reynolds' personal life sometimes eclipsed his films, with marriages that ended in divorce with actresses Loni Anderson and Judy Carne and romances with people like Dinah Shore.

He has an adult son, Quinton Anderson Reynolds, from his second marriage.

The star described the love of his life as his ex-girlfriend Sally Field, with whom he went out occasionally for five years in the 70s and 80s after she starred in Smokey and the Bandit.

Reynolds quoted director John Boorman & # 39; Deliverance & # 39; nominated for an Oscar in 1972 (pictured) as his best film

Reynolds quoted director John Boorman & # 39; Deliverance & # 39; nominated for an Oscar in 1972 (pictured) as his best film

Reynolds quoted director John Boorman & # 39; Deliverance & # 39; nominated for an Oscar in 1972 (pictured) as his best film

He worked in Hollywood fordecaes: the star seen in a shot in the head in the 1950s

He worked in Hollywood fordecaes: the star seen in a shot in the head in the 1950s

Sad loss: the actor suffered a heart attack and died at Jupiter Medical in Florida on Thursday morning, surrounded by his family, manager Erik Kritzer told the Hollywood Reporter; seen in 1977

Sad loss: the actor suffered a heart attack and died at Jupiter Medical in Florida on Thursday morning, surrounded by his family, manager Erik Kritzer told the Hollywood Reporter; seen in 1977

He worked in Hollywood fordecaes: the star seen in a blow to the head in the 1950s, left, and in the 1970s in Smokey and the Bandit, right

Burt Reynolds and Sally Field in Smokey and the Bandit III. Many of his films are set in the south. He often portrayed an adorable rascal who surpasses local authorities as in director Hal Needham's action comedy.

Burt Reynolds and Sally Field in Smokey and the Bandit III. Many of his films are set in the south. He often portrayed an adorable rascal who surpasses local authorities as in director Hal Needham's action comedy.

Burt Reynolds and Sally Field in Smokey and the Bandit III. Many of his films are set in the south. He often portrayed an adorable rascal who surpasses local authorities as in director Hal Needham's action comedy.

In this archive photo of March 15, 1978, Reynolds perfected his newly-starred star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.

In this archive photo of March 15, 1978, Reynolds perfected his newly-starred star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.

In this archive photo of March 15, 1978, Reynolds perfected his newly-starred star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.

Burt Reynolds appeared on Striptease in 1996, just one year before his Oscar-nominated film Boogie Nights

Burt Reynolds appeared on Striptease in 1996, just one year before his Oscar-nominated film Boogie Nights

Burt Reynolds appeared on Striptease in 1996, just one year before his Oscar-nominated film Boogie Nights

Reynolds recovered from a depression in his career in 1997 with a nomination for an Oscar for best supporting actor for "Boogie Nights". (in the photo)

Reynolds recovered from a depression in his career in 1997 with a nomination for an Oscar for best supporting actor for "Boogie Nights". (in the photo)

Reynolds recovered from a depression in his career in 1997 with a nomination for an Oscar for best supporting actor for "Boogie Nights". (in the photo)

Reynolds also generated attention for financial problems and his struggle with prescription pain medications.

Reynolds quoted director John Boorman & # 39; Deliverance & # 39; Oscar nominee in 1972 as his best film and said he regretted that the commotion of his cosmopolitan appearance would detract from the film that made him a star. He played the tough guy, Lewis Medlock, along with Jon Voight, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox, in the chilling story of a canoe trip that went awry in rural Georgia.

Many of his films are set in the south. He often portrayed an adorable rascal who surpasses local authorities as in director Hal Needham's action comedy 1977, Smokey and the Bandit, co-starring Field and Jackie Gleason, and its two sequels.

Another of his best roles was that of a former professional field marshal who disembarks in prison and gathers a team of convicts to play the squad of brutal guards in the prison in the joyful 1974 film "The Longest Yard", directed by Robert Aldrich. He appeared in a supporting role in the 2005 remake with Adam Sandler.

Reynolds also directed several films in which he acted, including & # 39; Gator & # 39; (1976), & # 39; The End & # 39; (1978), & Sharky & # 39; s Machine & # 39; Sharky & # 39; s Machine & # 39; (1981) and & # 39; Stick & # 39; (1985).

While some of his performances were critically praised, others were ridiculed, particularly in the bloated action comedy "Cannonball Run II", a sequel to his financial success & # 39; The Cannonball Run & # 39; (1981). He also starred in the notorious musical failure of 1975 & # 39; At Long Last Love & # 39 ;, a film so atrocious that director Peter Bogdanovich publicly apologized for having created it.

Reynolds was photographed relaxing at his home in Miami, Florida, in 1996

Reynolds was photographed relaxing at his home in Miami, Florida, in 1996

Reynolds was photographed relaxing at his home in Miami, Florida, in 1996

The recent health problems seem to have taken their toll and seemed fragile in recent months

The recent health problems seem to have taken their toll and seemed fragile in recent months

The recent health problems seem to have taken their toll and seemed fragile in recent months

Reynolds was walking with a cane when photographed with director Jesse Moss with a replica of the 1977 Trans Am by Smokey and the Bandit on March 12, 2018.

Reynolds was walking with a cane when photographed with director Jesse Moss with a replica of the 1977 Trans Am by Smokey and the Bandit on March 12, 2018.

Reynolds was walking with a cane when photographed with director Jesse Moss with a replica of the 1977 Trans Am by Smokey and the Bandit on March 12, 2018.

Burt Reynolds, in the center, leaves the Student Showcase Awards Exhibition at the Palm Beach International Film Festival at Lynn University on Saturday, April 6, 2018 in Boca Raton, Florida

Burt Reynolds, in the center, leaves the Student Showcase Awards Exhibition at the Palm Beach International Film Festival at Lynn University on Saturday, April 6, 2018 in Boca Raton, Florida

Burt Reynolds, in the center, leaves the Student Showcase Awards Exhibition at the Palm Beach International Film Festival at Lynn University on Saturday, April 6, 2018 in Boca Raton, Florida

The naughty heartbreaker of the 1970s underwent cardiac bypass surgery in 2010. In the photo, Ariel Winter films a scene on the set of & # 39; Dog Years & # 39; in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 8, 2016.

The naughty heartbreaker of the 1970s underwent cardiac bypass surgery in 2010. In the photo, Ariel Winter films a scene on the set of & # 39; Dog Years & # 39; in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 8, 2016.

The naughty heartbreaker of the 1970s underwent cardiac bypass surgery in 2010. In the photo, Ariel Winter films a scene on the set of & # 39; Dog Years & # 39; in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 8, 2016.

Reynolds rejected notable roles, including Han Solo in & # 39; Star Wars & # 39 ;, which went to Harrison Ford; the main role in a James Bond movie; and the astronaut in "Terms of affection" that Jack Nicholson turned into an Oscar-winning performance.

Reynolds said in 2012 that he regretted some of his film choices. "I took the part that was the most fun:" Oh, this will be fun. "I did not take the part that would be the hardest," said television interviewer Piers Morgan in 2012.

When asked if he could invent his own epitaph, Reynolds said: "He lived an extraordinary life and did everything possible, as best he could, not to hurt anyone."

Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. was born on February 11, 1936 and grew up in Florida. He was a good athlete and played football at Florida State University in the 1950s, before his professional football hopes were frustrated by injuries sustained in a car accident.

He started acting after enrolling in a high school. He moved to New York and took supporting roles on stage and television before making his film debut in 1961. Reynolds was often chosen for the western, including the popular television series "Gunsmoke" in the 1960s.

In 1972, the same year it was released & # 39; Deliverance & # 39 ;, showed versatility to also be protagonist in Woody Allen's comedy & # 39; Everything he always wanted to know about sex * but was afraid to ask & # 39;

Burt Reynolds recalled: Hollywood tributes come after actor Smokey And The Bandit and Boogie Nights die at 82.

Burt Reynolds died at 82 years of a heart attack in Florida on Thursday morning.

Shortly thereafter, tributes flooded for the icon of the film, which starred in such films as Smokey And The Bandit and Boogie Nights.

Kate Hudson, whose mother Goldie Hawn worked with the big-screen legend, shared on Instagram a broken-hearted emjoi along with a photo of herself when she was held by her mother while sitting next to the piece.

Touching: Burt Reynolds died at the age of 82 on Thursday morning. Shortly after, the tributes of the movie icon flooded. Kate Hudson, whose mother Goldie Hawn worked with the legend of the big screen, shared a broken-hearted emjoi and an old photo.

Touching: Burt Reynolds died at the age of 82 on Thursday morning. Shortly after, the tributes of the movie icon flooded. Kate Hudson, whose mother Goldie Hawn worked with the legend of the big screen, shared a broken-hearted emjoi and an old photo.

Touching: Burt Reynolds died at the age of 82 on Thursday morning. Shortly after, the tributes of the movie icon flooded. Kate Hudson, whose mother Goldie Hawn worked with the legend of the big screen, shared a broken-hearted emjoi and an old photo.

They worked well together: Burt and Goldie in a movie for the 1982 film Best Friends

They worked well together: Burt and Goldie in a movie for the 1982 film Best Friends

They worked well together: Burt and Goldie in a movie for the 1982 film Best Friends

Burt's agent confirmed that the cause of the actor's death was a cardiac arrest. He said: & # 39; No comments, just heartbreaking & # 39;

Arnold Schwarzenegger was one of the first to express his regret as he said on Twitter.

& # 39; Burt Reynolds was one of my heroes. He was a pioneer.

"He just showed me how to go from being an athlete to being the highest-paid actor, and he always inspired me."

Hollywood loved him: Burt Reynolds died on Thursday and shortly after, celebrity tributes arrived; here Arnold Schwarzenegger expressed regret on Twitter

Hollywood loved him: Burt Reynolds died on Thursday and shortly after, celebrity tributes arrived; here Arnold Schwarzenegger expressed regret on Twitter

Hollywood loved him: Burt Reynolds died on Thursday and shortly after, celebrity tributes arrived; here Arnold Schwarzenegger expressed regret on Twitter

Elijah Wood, of the fame of The Lord of the Rings, shared: "Sad to hear about the passing of the legend, Burt Reynolds."

Alec Baldwin's daughter, Ireland Baldwin, a model, shared an old black-and-white photo of the star with the caption, "Rest In Peace Burt."

Difficult to accept: Elijah Wood, of The Lord of the Rings, shared the fame, "It is sad to know of the disappearance of the legend, Burt Reynolds".

Difficult to accept: Elijah Wood, of The Lord of the Rings, shared the fame, "It is sad to know of the disappearance of the legend, Burt Reynolds".

Difficult to accept: Elijah Wood, of The Lord of the Rings, shared the fame, "It is sad to know of the disappearance of the legend, Burt Reynolds".

Respect: the daughter of Alec Baldwin, Ireland Baldwin, a model, shared an old black and white photo of the star with the legend & # 39; Rest In Peace Burt & # 39;

Respect: the daughter of Alec Baldwin, Ireland Baldwin, a model, shared an old black and white photo of the star with the legend & # 39; Rest In Peace Burt & # 39;

Respect: the daughter of Alec Baldwin, Ireland Baldwin, a model, shared an old black and white photo of the star with the legend & # 39; Rest In Peace Burt & # 39;

Comedian Dane Cook said on Twitter: "It's sad to hear that Burt Reynolds has died." Man … I grew up watching Cannonball Run … Smokey and the Bandit … Stroker Ace and so many others.

Cook added, "I had an arrogance and a charm that I really enjoyed, Boogie Nights is one of my favorite movies. # Q.E.P.D. & # 39;

The outstanding compatriot of the Sons of Anarchy, Kristen Renton, also makes her comment: "More than sad to know of the disappearance of such legend … Mr. of the RIP".

From one icon to another: Ralph Macchio said: "When I was a kid I should have seen Smokey and the Bandit 10 times in the theater, I met Burt Reynolds a few years ago ... very happy that I did it & # 39;

From one icon to another: Ralph Macchio said: "When I was a kid I should have seen Smokey and the Bandit 10 times in the theater, I met Burt Reynolds a few years ago ... very happy that I did it & # 39;

From one icon to another: Ralph Macchio said: "When I was a kid I should have seen Smokey and the Bandit 10 times in the theater, I met Burt Reynolds a few years ago … very happy that I did it & # 39;

Main comments: Admiration: Patton Oswalt said that Burt Reynolds and Clint Eastwood were fired from Gunsmoke & Rawhide at the same time. They told Burt that he could not act and Clint had a skinny neck. In the parking lot, Burt told Clint, "I do not know what you're going to do, but I'm going to take acting classes."

Main comments: Admiration: Patton Oswalt said that Burt Reynolds and Clint Eastwood were fired from Gunsmoke & Rawhide at the same time. They told Burt that he could not act and Clint had a skinny neck. In the parking lot, Burt told Clint, "I do not know what you're going to do, but I'm going to take acting classes."

Main comments: Admiration: Patton Oswalt said that Burt Reynolds and Clint Eastwood were fired from Gunsmoke & Rawhide at the same time. They told Burt that he could not act and Clint had a skinny neck. In the parking lot, Burt told Clint, "I do not know what you're going to do, but I'm going to take acting classes."

  He was a fan: director Kevin Smith said that Burt was THE movie star of his childhood

  He was a fan: director Kevin Smith said that Burt was THE movie star of his childhood

He was a fan: director Kevin Smith said that Burt was THE movie star of his childhood

Pleasant note: Adam Sandler said that Burt was a "true legend". Our heroe. Very fun & # 39;

Respect: the daughter of Alec Baldwin, Ireland Baldwin, a model, shared an old black and white photo of the star with the legend & # 39; Rest In Peace Burt & # 39;

Respect: the daughter of Alec Baldwin, Ireland Baldwin, a model, shared an old black and white photo of the star with the legend & # 39; Rest In Peace Burt & # 39;

Respect: the daughter of Alec Baldwin, Ireland Baldwin, a model, shared an old black and white photo of the star with the legend & # 39; Rest In Peace Burt & # 39;

Difficult to accept: Elijah Wood, of The Lord of the Rings, shared the fame, "It is sad to know of the disappearance of the legend, Burt Reynolds".

Difficult to accept: Elijah Wood, of The Lord of the Rings, shared the fame, "It is sad to know of the disappearance of the legend, Burt Reynolds".

Difficult to accept: Elijah Wood, of The Lord of the Rings, shared the fame, "It is sad to know of the disappearance of the legend, Burt Reynolds".

Edgar Wright tweeted: & # 39; R.I.P. Burt Reynolds, underestimated as a dramatic actor (Deliverance), underestimated as a director (Sharkey & # 39; s Machine), but also a rare movie star who seemed to be having an absolute ball on the screen. No one broke the frame with a greater brightness in his eye. & # 39; Just look how it works & # 39; Bandit & # 39;. & # 39;.

Billy Dee Williams, of Star Wars fame, said: "Burt Reynolds was a friend of mine, sad to hear about his death."

Steve Harvey wrote: "It's very sad to hear about the death of Burt Reynolds, he was a great actor, a philanthropist and a pioneer of the great mustache, thank you, Burt.

Ricky Gervais commented on Burt's humor and added that it was always "warm and fun".

Tennis ace Boris Becker shared: & # 39; RIP #burtreynolds … one of the latest Hollywood icons! & # 39;

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